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phone a thon 707HARTFORD — The warm summer days at Hartford’s Camp Courant are filled with moments of excitement, fun, friendship, and self-confidence. As the oldest and largest free summer day in the nation, Camp Courant provides a safe and educational environment in which Hartford’s youth, ages five through twelve, participate in active learning opportunities and fun activities focused on positive youth development and healthy lifestyle choices. Campers become part of a historic camp community that continues to grow and evolve, but also stood the test of time for 122 years.

FOX 61’s HOPE campaign¬†hosted a “send a kid to camp” phone-a-thon benefiting Camp Courant Wednesday. The phone lines closed at 7 p.m. but you can still text to donate!

Text FOX4CAMP, amount, your first name and last initial to 56512 (example: FOX4CAMP 20 JohnS)

Your support will help Hartford's Camp Courant and FOX 61 further their missions to support education-based programs for children throughout the community. It only costs $40 per day to send one child to camp for a day. Our ultimate goal is to raise $100,000 during the fundraiser, which will help to enhance the summer experience for nearly 1,000 Hartford children this year.

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